Western Armenian

International Recognition for the Western Armenian Language

Western Armenian is now officially recognized by the ISO, enabling a Wikipedia site and opening the door for Google Translate, software localizations and more.

education

How Literate is Armenia?

Armenians usually boast a 99 percent literacy rate. Different measures, however, reveal another story.

misinformation

Fighting Fake News or Censoring Speech Online

Finding the proper tools to combat the spread of misinformation and fake news on social media networks has confounded many societies and governments. State-authorized action could threaten free speech.

women's rights

Next to the Strong, the Weak are Always to Blame

When a young woman was found strangled to death in Yerevan, some in Armenian society decided to give themselves the right to discuss what she must have done to deserve such a fate.

Reader's Forum 

Welcome to EVN Report's Readers' Forum. This section is meant to create a space and platform for readers to be co-creators of engaged, credible journalism, to have a voice in driving policy development and to collaborate in bringing about a more informed public discourse. We want you, our reader, to be part of the conversation and that is why we are inviting you to read our White Papers, leave a comment, ask a question, make a recommendation and be part of the conversation.

institutionalization of children

Retraining Healthcare Professionals: Preventing the Institutionalization of Infants with Disabilities in Armenia

When parents have a child born with a disability, it is usually healthcare professionals who often apply social pressure on them to reject their baby. This White Paper argues in favor of targeted intervention, that is, retraining medical staff, among other things, about their responsibility to communicate with parents professionally and without bias.

Armenia-Diaspora

Changing the Paradigm in Armenia-Diaspora Relations

How should Armenia-Diaspora relations develop moving forward? This new White Paper argues that relations must be defined through state-centered institutions and transnational governance.

volunteering

With Every Act of Volunteering, a Person Gives a Part of Their Soul

What motivates people to give of themselves and their time in the pursuit of helping others and their communities? Three women explain.

transitional justice

Breaking With the Past: A Documentary on Transitional Justice

Transitional Justice is a special form of justice, applied temporarily in countries where there have been massive abuses of human rights, usurption of power or genocide. It can also applied in countries like Armenia, where important political and social transition has taken place, where at the same time, there needs to be a break with the past.

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